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Alan Atkinson

Alan Atkinson is an Australian historian who first graduated in 1970. He has written a number of books, including The Europeans in Australia, in three volumes, the third of which won the Victorian Prize for Literature. He is an honorary professor and Doctor of Letters with The University of Sydney, and an honorary senior research fellow with The University of Western Australia.

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Hearts and Minds
Alan Atkinson
November 2017
Founded in 1856, St Paul's College is the original college of Sydney University and the oldest institution of its kind in Australia. Hearts and Minds
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The Europeans in Australia
Alan Atkinson
July 2016
It is the duty of historians to be, wherever they can, accurate, precise, humane, imaginative - using moral imagination above all - and even-handed.
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The Europeans in Australia
Alan Atkinson
July 2016
'It is the duty of historians to be, wherever they can, accurate, precise, humane, imaginative - using moral imagination above all – and even-handed.' - Alan Atkinson
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The Europeans in Australia
Alan Atkinson
September 2014
This is the third and final volume of the landmark, award-winning series  The Europeans in Australia  that gives an account of settlement by Britain. It tells of the various ways in which that experience shaped imagination and belief among the settler people from the eighteenth century to the end of World War I.
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Elizabeth and John
November 2022
A landmark and revealing joint biography of Elizabeth and John Macarthur, from one of Australia’s most respected historians.